Family Ministry Program

Children, Youth, and Families Growing in their Faith Together

Family Ministry includes children and youth from birth through High School.  Our church family celebrates milestones for children/youth of all ages.  

To see some past youth events click here.

Events include:

  • A Children's talk during the Worship Service

  • Sunday School: Ephesians 6 - Armor of God

  • Vacation Bible School

  • Christmas Pageant

  • Confirmation Classes/Annual Retreat

  • Youth CANStruction event benefiting Middleton Outreach Ministry.

  • Youth Mission Trip

  • National Youth Gathering (every 3 years)

  • Chili Cook-off/Dessert Bake-off Fundraiser

Current Youth and Family News

Children’s Worship Bulletins

Children’s Worship Bulletins will come to you each week with Pastor Dan’s email regarding services. You can use them at home as you worship as a family.

• Confirmation: Sara Mischnick is coordinating confirmation sessions.

 

• Youth: Emily Safarik is leading our Youth Group.

 

 

Ephesians 6 Ministry

Our Sunday School uses a "rotational model" for the younger children, enabling them to get to know a large number of adults in the congregation (and vice versa!).

Events:

Ephesians 6 Children & Youth

Classes on break.

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Confirmation Classes

The last class of our current module was covered as we walked to/from Culver’s on Mineral Point Road.   We had beautiful weather and loads of fun - especially as our leaders all tried to teach while walking backwards!’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High School Graduates 2022 –2022 High School Graduates – Emma, Morgan and Lauren will graduate in June from area High Schools. We celebrated this milestone with them and their families on Sun., 6/12.

 

Youth Gathering 2022

 

We are leaving Friday, July 8th and taking a coach bus to Texas. Our National Youth Gathering goes from Saturday, July 9th – Wednesday, July 13th, and our theme for the event “In All Things” (Colossians 1:15- 20). Those who are attending include Katrina C, Kate H, Eli O, Kate V, and a friend of Kate H., Sophia S.. Our youth will be chaperoned by Emily Safrik and Peter Thompson. Although it will be hot in Texas, we are excited and eager to get to the Gathering!

Serving Together

Here are some ideas of how/where we can serve in our community.  As you serve as families we encourage you to send pictures to be put on our website.

  • The Tomah VA medical center is asking for mail for veterans at the facility.  Send an uplifting letter, card, artwork, etc. to a veteran at Tomah Center living facility.  Mail to: Tomah VA Medical Center, ATTN: Mail Call (135), 500 East Veterans Street, Tomah, WI 54660

  • Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern WI, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison, www.secondharvestmadison.org.  Check their website for the updated guidelines, times, and volunteer sign up.  (608) 223-9121

  • The River Food Pantry, 2201 Darwin Rd., Madison, www.riverfoodpantry.org.  Check their website for the updated guidelines, times, and volunteer sign up.  (608) 442-8815

  • MOM Food Pantry, 3502 Parmenter St., Middleton, www.momhelps.org.  Check their website for the updated guidelines, times, and volunteer sign up. (608) 836-7338

  • Madison Food Pantry Gardens, www.foodpantrygardens.org.  Check their website for the updated guidelines, times, and volunteer sign up. 

  • Host a donation drive… see MOM Top 10 list for ideas of what is needed.

  • Make encouraging cards for residents and/or caregivers in a neighborhood assisted living or nursing home.  Schedule a time for drop off.

  • Mow the lawn for your neighbors.

  • Wash windows for your neighbors.

  • Play music outside an elderly care facility, hospital or business open.  Ask permission before setting this up.

  • Pray through your friends on social media and/or your Christmas card list.

  • Wash the dishes, sweep or clean up around the house (even if it is someone else’s turn).

  • Connect with older neighbors and offer to do their grocery shopping for them.

  • Invite someone over for dinner via Zoom.

  • Send a thank you (gift card) to someone – even if it has been awhile since you have seen them!

  • Go on a prayer walk around your community.   Pray for those who live in the houses, work in the businesses, play in the parks, etc.

  • Take a homemade treat to the fire station and/or police station nearest your house.

  • You and your family may know of others…. any idea is worthwhile!!

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